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10 per cent of the 'Ones to Watch' are members and alumni of ideaSpace

last modified Aug 22, 2013 02:49 PM
A number of current and former ideaSpace members have appeared in the ‘Ones to Watch’ list compiled by Business Weekly.
10 per cent of the 'Ones to Watch' are members and alumni of ideaSpace

ideaSpace at the Hauser Forum

This exclusive list of companies based in Cambridge and the East of England ‘flags up start-ups barely on the commercial radar but tipped to grow globally’.

Six ideaSpace companies appear among those listed:

  • Audio Analytic which produces sound recognition software that automatically classifies sounds by means of computer analysis.
  • Cambridge Carbon Capture creator of an electrochemical process that captures carbon dioxide from the combustion of hydrocarbons as solid carbonate materials.
  • Fonleap a software company which created a technology to enable seamless interoperability between different devices without relying on remote access.
  • Green-Tide Turbines which is developing a novel water turbine designed to generate electricity from run-of-river or tidal streams to significantly reduce the cost of energy.
  • Knowledge Transmission an education technology company that partners with education publishers, international university groups and private language chains to deliver mobile products to their customers and students.
  • Skin Analytics which is developing a cloud-based service to enable consumers to detect early warning signs of skin cancer through advanced image processing technology.

There are also two ideaSpace alumni on the list:

  • iSotera a firm which offers intelligent LED lighting system that can make LED lights more energy-efficient, and installation more affordable, now based at the Science Park.
  • PragmatIC Printing which enables printed logic circuits that introduce intelligence and interactivity into a wide range of products and applications, currently based at St John's Innovation Centre.

ideaSpace is a hub for founders in Cambridge. While it is a part of the University of Cambridge, it is not just for people from the University. Members join ideaSpace to become part of a community of over 100 founders and founding team members pursuing ventures with potential global impact. For more information on membershipvisit here.

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